January 16, 2018

Archive

Review: Hostiles

Hostiles begins as many past Westerns have - with an attack. Conducted with brutal detachment, we witness a native tribe murder a white family in 1892 America and burn down a settlement before leaving it to dust. A lone woman is left without the life she had previously, cut from roots and overwhelmed by the prospect of building anything from the nothing she has left. What we're less prepared for is a reflection on the limitations of that portrayal. We're…

This Week in Period Dramas – Sunday News Roundup 14th January 2018

The January blues are upon us but there's still plenty on the small screen to entertain. This week we're awaiting the release of two intriguing historical dramas and have received news of two big casting announcements. Are you ready? Let's begin... Two experimental historical dramas meet their due date As the Christmas trees go back to the garage, the time for cosy costume dramas of bonnets and cravats is over. In its place we've got two bombastic television shows to…

Review: Little Women – Episode 3

Finally Lost In Drama reaches our episode three review of Little Women, although very late - sorry! A case of festive frivolities and the inevitable flu that followed wiped out writing for a period. A very belated Happy Christmas to those who celebrate it and I hope the winter break went well for you all. Catch up with our reviews of episode one and two if you haven't already! Now, the final episode of Little Women has been rewatched so…